Industrial Ecology

CEE 586
NRE 557

Analysis of material and energy flows in industrial and ecological systems to enhance eco-efficiency and sustainability in meeting human needs. Methods: life cycle assessment quantifies energy, wastes and emissions for materials production, manufacturing, product use, and recovery/disposition; life cycle design integrates environmental, performance, economic, and policy/regulatory objectives. This interdisciplinary course also includes a series of industrial/municipal site assessments (one-credit optional).

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Civil & Environmental Eng.
Environment and Sustainability
Semesters: 
Winter 2017
Winter 2016
Winter 2015
Winter 2014
Winter 2013
Winter 2012